House of Representatives

Higher Education Support Amendment (2009 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

Explanatory Memorandum

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Education the Honourable Julia Gillard MP)

Schedule 4-Other grants

Higher Education Support Act 2003

Item 1 - Subsection 41-10(1) (table items 3 and 8A

Repeals items 3 (grants to enhance learning and teaching in higher education) and 8A (grants to assist with the cost of providing the practical component of teacher education) from the table in subsection 41-10(1) of HESA.

Subsection 41-10(1) is a table of eligibility for higher education providers and other eligible bodies for grants for certain specified purposes under Part 2-3 of HESA in respect of 2005 or later years.

Item 2 - Subsection 41-10(1) (after table item 9A)

Inserts new item 9B into the table in subsection 41-10(1) to provide for grants to support structural adjustment. This amendment provides that Table A and Table B providers that are universities would be eligible for this new grant.

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